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Carl Zimmerman Watercolor Painting "Cows Resting"

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Carl Zimmerman (Cincinnati, Ohio; 1900-1985)
Cows Resting, 1982
Watercolor painting on paper
Inscribed to the verso
Artist’s estate stamp and enumeration “189” to the lower left

A watercolor painting on paper titled Cows Resting by well-listed American artist, muralist, and teacher Carl Zimmerman (Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900 – 1985), dated 1982. The partially abstracted painting depicts a pair of cows resting in the shade of a prominent tree. It is marked to the lower left with the artist’s estate stamp and the enumeration ‘189’. To the verso, title and date are inscribed. The composition is presented in white matting and wrapped in acetate.

Zimmerman was a prominent Cincinnati artist, known for his mural and oil paintings, as well as his teaching ability. He studied under Reginald Grooms, John E. Weis and Herman Wessel. In 1927, Zimmerman received his first commission to paint a mural through the recommendation of John E. Weiss, and after much success he was commissioned to paint murals for large cities across the United States. Zimmerman taught at the Art Academy, Taft Museum and Cincinnati Art Museum. He was the president and a longtime member of the Cincinnati Art Club.


- minor wear throughout the edges of matting.


28.0" W x 20.0" H x 0.25" D

- measures the matting; visible image measures 21.5" W x 14.25" H.

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